Reams of newsprint have been devoted to imminent Aishwarya Rai-
Frieda Pinto face-off at the upcoming 63rd Cannes Film Festival.
Looks like the senior actress has won out as Frieda will be unable
to attend the fest on account of work commitments. The pretty lass
is so tied up with work that she cannot fit the gala event into the
Frieda was slated to walk the red carpet for her film You
Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. The Woody Allen directed film
stars Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, and Anupam Kher. It will be
premiered at Cannes, begining on 12th May. However, Frieda will be
on a shooting schedule for Immortals and won"t be able to
make it. A source confirmed the fact for Sampurn Wire, stating that
Frieda Pinto will unhappily not be attending the movie festival as
she is shooting for Immortals in Canada. Immortals, directed by
Tarsem Singh, is slated to release in 2011. Her projects include
Miral alongside Palestinian actor Hiam Abbas will play the lead
role in the French Israeli co-production. Directed by Julian
Schnabel, the film is about the partition of Palestine and the
creation of the state of Israel.
Frieda stormed the film world with her 2009 debut Slumdog
Millionaire. She has since done more Hollywood projects than
working back home. Reportedly, the lady has been approached to play
a Bond girl! After attending the Oscars and BAFTA awards, Cannes
seemed like a natural progression. But it was not to be, as Ms
Pinto is one busy lady!